senate Bill S4677

Signed by Governor

Adds the Wallkill river to the definition of inland waterways

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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actions

  • 14 / Apr / 2011
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 13 / Jun / 2011
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1235
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 14 / Jun / 2011
    • REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A7217
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.482
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2011
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 22 / Jul / 2011
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 03 / Aug / 2011
    • SIGNED CHAP.348

Summary

Adds the Wallkill river to the definition of inland waterways.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7217
Versions:
S4677
Legislative Cycle:
2011-2012
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง911, Exec L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4677

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the executive law, in relation to adding the Wallkill river to
the definition of inland waterways

PURPOSE:
This legislation designates the Wallkill river in Orange County as an
inland waterway.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section 1 amends Subdivision 4 of Section 911 of the Executive Law by
adding the Wallkill river in Orange County to the list of water
bodies defined as inland waterways.

JUSTIFICATION:
By defining the Wallkill river in Orange County as an inland waterway,
the municipalities and organizations along its banks will be eligible
for Department of State and Environmental Protection Fund waterfront
revitalization grants. The opportunity to apply for and possibly
receive grant monies is of considerable importance to the
revitalization efforts of the Wallkill river region in Orange County.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4677

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 14, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to  adding  the  Wallkill
  river to the definition of inland waterways

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 911 of the execu-
tive law, as separately amended by chapters 9 and 184  of  the  laws  of
2010, is amended to read as follows:
  (b)  the state's major rivers comprised of the Ausable, Black, Boquet,
Canisteo, Chaumont (including Chaumont bay),  Chemung,  Cohocton,  Dela-
ware,  Deer,  Genesee,  Grasse, Hudson north of the federal dam at Troy,
Indian, Little (in the Adirondack park), Little Salmon (including  north
and  south  branches),  Mad,  Mettowee,  Mohawk, Oswegatchie, Racquette,
Salmon, Saranac, Susquehanna,  Tioga  [and],  Tioughnioga  AND  WALLKILL
rivers, and the north and middle branches of the Moose river;
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10789-01-1

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